President Woon Unveils Six Strategic Focus Areas for AIT

President Woon Unveils Six Strategic Focus Areas for AIT

In his inaugural address to the community, President Eden Y Woon unveiled his vision for the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) as it moves beyond 60 years. “AIT needs to be a relevant, respected, global, and well-known technological and entrepreneurial institute serving Asia and the world,” President Woon told a packed house at AIT’s Robert B Banks Auditorium on 5 September 2018.

The maiden public speech for the AIT family after assuming the AIT Presidency on 1 September 2018 was an occasion for the President to share his strategic vision and introduce himself.

Dr Eden Y Woon is the new President of AIT

Dr Eden Y Woon is the new President of AIT

Handing Over the Baton — from Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai to Dr Eden Y Woon

Dr. Eden Y Woon is the new president of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). He assumed office on 1 September 2018.

A formal handing over of the baton of presidency was organized on 30 August 2018 at the Robert B Banks Auditorium in the presence of the members of the AIT Board of Trustees.

CSI Chair Professorship for Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai

CSI Chair Professorship for Prof Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai

Computers and Structures Inc (CSI), world’s leading structural and earthquake engineering software developer, has proposed the establishment of a CSI Chair at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) for Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai. Mr. Ashraf Habibullah, CSI President and CEO, committed an annual fund of $30,000 for an initial period of two years, but perpetually renewable to support his future professional activities and research.